Renewable vs Replenishable - What's the difference?

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Renewable is a synonym of replenishable.


As adjectives the difference between renewable and replenishable

is that renewable is able to be renewed; capable of renewal while replenishable is able to be renewed or replenished.

As a noun renewable

is a thing that is ; especially , a renewable source of energy.

renewable

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Able to be renewed; capable of renewal.
  • (of a resource) Sustainable; able to be regrown or renewed; having an ongoing or continuous source of supply; not finite.
  • Solar and wind power are renewable , but coal is not.

    Antonyms

    * non-renewable

    Derived terms

    * renewability

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A thing that is ; especially , a renewable source of energy.
  • replenishable

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Able to be renewed or replenished.
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    Synonyms

    *renewable